Obituaries for Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Betty Nations Butler

Services for Betty Nations Butler, of Vidalia, La., were 11, at Vidalia First Baptist Church with burial in GreenlawnMemorial Park. Laird Funeral Home in Natchez was in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Butler, 74, died Oct. 23, 2006, at her residence. She wasborn in Lincoln County on Sept. 2, 1932, to Leroy Luther and LemaOneta McGraw Nations.

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She was a member of Vidalia First Baptist Church, where she wasa member of the choir and taught Sunday school.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, BillButler; and her grandchild, Bradley Daughtry.

Survivors are her daughters, Lisa Daughtry and husband Max, ofWinnfield, La., and Renee Skinner, of Jackson; her brothers, W.L.Nations, of Brookhaven, and Ken Nations, of Baton Rouge, La.; hersister, Elaine Johnson, of Brandon; her grandchildren, AdamDaughtry, Mandy Montgomery and Matthew Montgomery; and hergreat-grandchild, Madison Love.

Winston William Mason

Services for Winston William Mason, of Jackson, are 11 a.m.Friday, Oct. 27, at Lakewood Funeral Home in Jackson with burial inLakewood Memorial Park on Clinton Boulevard.

Visitation is Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of the serviceat the funeral home.

Mr. Mason, 85, died Oct. 23, 2006, at the Mississippi StateVeterans Home in Jackson, where he had resided for the past twomonths. He had been a resident at Trace Point Retirement Center inClinton for several years. He was born on March 12, 1921, inBrookhaven. He had many fond memories of growing up in Brookhavenand enjoyed visiting as often as possible.

He had dedicated 35 years of service as a security officer atthe Mississippi State Hospital. Mr. Mason was a member of OakForest Baptist Church

Preceding him in death were his wife, Lois Mason; his parents,Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Mason, of Brookhaven; and his grandparents, Mr.and Mrs. W. C. Mason, who were pioneer residents of the Union Hallcommunity in Lincoln County.

Survivors are his sister, Martha Mason Goble; his three nieces;and a very special friend of 10 years, Rosemary Speir, and herdaughters. Even though he did not have children of his own, he wasmuch beloved by the Speir family.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society

Friends are invited to sign the guest book

Daniel Phillips

Services for Daniel Phillips, of Pearl, are 1 p.m. today, atSaulters-Moore Chapel in Prentiss with burial in Old ArmCemetery.

Mr. Phillips, 42, died Oct. 16, 2006, in Brandon as a result ofa car accident.

He was a carpenter.

His mother, Sylvia Phillips, preceded him in death in 2001.

Survivors are his wife, Doris J. Phillips, of Pearl; his threesons, Justin Phillips, Daniel Layne Phillips and Jackson LeePhillips, all of Pearl; his stepdaughter, Ashton Gill, of Pearl;his father and stepmother, Hillman and Henrietta Phillips, ofStringer; his brothers, Jonathan Phillips and Hillman Phillips Jr.,both of Bay Springs; his sisters, Deborah Sanchagrin, of Brandon,and Melissa Woods, of Wesson.